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Hedge Planting

Sunday 4th March
Gilford Castle, Gilford Village, Co–Armagh
Free

Belfast Festival of Learning

Monday 5th March
Various, see programme for details
Free

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Woodland Management – Saintfield Estate

Sunday 18th March
Saintfield Estate, Saintfield
Free

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The Rivers Trust Spring Conference 2018

Wednesday 21st March
Iveagh House, Saint Stephen’s Green, Dublin
Free

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NI Allotment and Community Garden Forum

Saturday 24th March
MACCA Centre, Omagh

Easter Fun At Monkstown Wood

Saturday 24th March
Monkstown Wood, Newtownabbey
See website for details

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Outdoor Recreation & Your Community

Tuesday 27th March
An Creagán Centre, County Tyrone

EU Funding for Sustainable Development – Project Ideas Lab

Wednesday 28th March
Sustainable NI, Bradford Court, Upper Galwally, Belfast BT8 6RB
Free

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Historic cottages to be restored 7 June 2017

A row of listed cottages, which are some of the oldest buildings in Belfast, are to be saved from ruin (via BBC News)


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Image by Albert Bridge, licensed under CC–BY–SA–2.0

Six of the Rosetta Cottages in south Belfast have fallen into disrepair.

They were built in the early 1800s and housed saddlers who plied their trade to passing travellers.

Now a housing association is to restore them, turning them into two homes, but retaining their façade and unique features.

The Hearth Heritage division of Clanmill Housing Group is in charge of the project at the junction of the Ravenhill and Ormeau Roads.

Siobhan Brown said Northern Ireland did not have too many heritage buildings and it was important to hold on to them.

“These are iconic buildings for this area and they add to its character so it’s vital that they’re kept,” she said.

The plan is to maintain as much of the original fabric of the building as possible and reinstating original features including doors and windows.

Read more via BBC News…